Seaton Gentry

1825–1872 (Age 47)
Bullitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Seaton

When Seaton Gentry was born in 1825, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, Martin H Gentry, was 32 and his mother, Nancy Scott Buzan, was 28. He married Elizabeth Ann Gentry on 18 November 1862, in Jeffersonville, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1872, in his hometown, at the age of 47.

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Seaton Gentry
Elizabeth Ann Gentry
Marriage: 18 November 1862
Lillie Gentry
Francis M. Gentry
Martin Gentry
Thomas J. Gentry
Herman Gentry
Jonas Seaton Gentry

Spouse & Children

  • Male1825–1872Male

  • Elizabeth Ann Gentry


18 November 1862
Jeffersonville, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States


  • Lillie Gentry


  • Francis M. Gentry


  • Martin Gentry


  • Thomas J. Gentry


  • Herman Gentry


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+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 5

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: nickname, sometimes perhaps ironic, from Middle English, Old French genterie ‘nobility of birth or character’. Compare Gentle .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Seaton Gentry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Seaton Gentry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • , [1917] in entry for Elizabeth Wheeler, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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